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Auto Transport & Car Shipping Companies Port of Nashville

Tennessee (TN), USA

What's in this article?
  1. Shipping Cars To Or From Port Of Nashville
  2. Port Of Nashville Auto Transport Pricing & Time To Ship Your Car Examples
  3. Ship Car To Another State
  4. Cost To Ship Car To Another State
  5. Interstate Towing
  6. Transport Car To Another State
  7. Shipping Routes
  8. Mode Of Shipping
  9. Port Of Nashville Includes Zip Codes

Shipping Cars To or From Port of Nashville

Along the banks of River Cumberland lies one of Nashville’s finest treasures - the Port of Nashville. It serves as one of Tennessee’s leading ports with its full river barge access to the Tennessee-Tombigbee waterway, Ohio River, as well as the Mississippi River. Although the city is mostly adored for country and traditional American music, it’s also made serious inroads in heavy duty cargo shipping - thanks to this port.

Port Of Nashville

The port’s popularity has attracted quite a number of auto shippers in the city. These transport companies can help you move your vehicle from Nashville to other states or overseas locations. Other than finding a reliable auto shipper, here’s what you need to know when shipping cars to or from port of Nashville.

Port of Nashville Auto Transport Pricing & Time To Ship Your Car Examples

Shipping To/From Port of NashvilleCostDistanceEstimated Time In Transit
Louisville to Port of Nashville$106176 miles2 - 3 days
Port of Nashville to Hartford$143239 miles2 - 3 days
Port of Nashville to Little Rock$209349 miles3 - 5 days
Port of Nashville to Charlotte$245409 miles3 - 5 days
Port of Nashville to Oklahoma City$407678 miles3 - 5 days
Albuquerque to Port of Nashville$7321220 miles4 - 6 days
Los Angeles to Port of Nashville$12022004 miles6 - 8 days
San Jose to Port of Nashville$13572261 miles6 - 8 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and what type of vehicle you are shipping.

Ship Car To Another State

Transport Car To Another State Port Of Nashville

Cost to ship car to another state

If you're shipping your car to or from Port Of Nashville, the most important factor affecting the cost is the distance the car needs to travel. The further the distance, the more it will cost to ship the car.

Other factors that can affect shipping costs include the size and weight of the car and any special shipping requirements (e.g., insurance, etc.).

A good online shipping calculator can give you a rough estimate of the cost of shipping your car to or from Port Of Nashville. Keep in mind that the final cost may be higher or lower than the estimate, depending on actual shipping conditions.

Interstate towing

If you're looking to have a vehicle towed to or from Port Of Nashville, there are a few things you should know.

First, make sure you choose a reputable company that has experience with interstate towing to or from Port Of Nashville. A lot of companies out there claim to be able to handle interstate towing, but not all of them provide equal service.

It's also important to keep in mind the different rules and regulations that apply in Port Of Nashville and other states. Make sure you're familiar with the laws in both the state you're coming from and the state you're going to. A good shipping company should understand these regulations well.

Transport car to another state

There are a few things to keep in mind when transporting a car to another state from Port Of Nashville. First, make sure the car is in good condition and roadworthy. You'll also want to get all the necessary paperwork in order, including a bill of sale and registration. Finally, it's important to plan your route carefully and allow plenty of time for rest stops and emergencies.

Alternatively, you can hire the services of a reputable car shipping company, like A-1 Auto Transport. We'll take care of everything, making the whole process easy for you.

Shipping routes

The strategic position of the port allows for both global and domestic shipping. For overseas shipping, you can opt for transshipping to the port of Memphis before setting sail via the Gulf of Mexico. You could also have your car directly shipped to your desired destination. Below are a few direct shipping destinations when shipping cars to or from port of Nashville.

  • Shanghai
  • London
  • Port Kelang
  • Algeciras
  • Dakar
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Mode of shipping

The two popular methods of shipping cars are Roll on/Roll off and Container shipping. The only option available when shipping cars to or from Port of Nashville is container shipping. This is often the better alternative when shipping high-value cars overseas. The vehicles are hauled up by a crane and loaded onto a container. They are then be secured in position by use of nylon straps attached to the walls of the container. After your vehicle is fully in position, all the four tires will be braced with wood that is in turn nailed to the container’s floor. It’s clear as day that if you are looking to the get the biggest bang for your buck in terms of safety, container shipping is the right choice.

There are two main variations you can consider here: Full Container Load (FCL) or Less Than Container Load (LCL). In the case of FCL container shipping, you exclusively book the full container. As such, it need not be fully packed for it to be shipped. Your car may fill only a quarter or half the container yet it will still be transported as it is. While the booking costs will be on the higher side, you will considerably save on transit time seeing as there are less general handling and unforeseen delays.

As for LCL, you do not own exclusive rights to the whole container. You will book the container via a consolidator who will find other cars bound for the same destination as yours and ensure that he container is fully loaded before hitting the waters. It will be upon the consolidator to separate each shipment once you arrive at port of discharge. The tradeoff for LCL being cheaper is the amount of time needed to fill up the container.

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Port of Nashville includes ZIP codes:

37217

Popular Shipping Routes

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Here's our most popular routes from Tennessee (TN), USA

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Tennessee to Chicago
Nashville to Chicago
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Nashville to Phoenix
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Smyrna to Phoenix
Jackson to Phoenix
Spring Hill to Phoenix
Collierville to Phoenix
Bartlett to Phoenix
Franklin to Phoenix
Johnson City to Phoenix
Hendersonville to Phoenix
Tennessee to Philadelphia
Nashville to Philadelphia
Memphis to Philadelphia
Chattanooga to Philadelphia
Knoxville to Philadelphia
Clarksville to Philadelphia
Murfreesboro to Philadelphia
Kingsport to Philadelphia
Smyrna to Philadelphia
Jackson to Philadelphia
Spring Hill to Philadelphia
Collierville to Philadelphia
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Franklin to Philadelphia
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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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